Emilie Ullerup in 2013
27 October 1984
Emilie Ullerup (born 27 October 1984) is a Danish actress. She is best known for playing Ashley Magnus on the television series Sanctuary and Bree O'Brien on the Hallmark Channel drama series Chesapeake Shores.
Early life and education
Ullerup was born in Copenhagen, Denmark as a child of a diplomatic family, daughter of Ove Ullerup-Petersen. After graduation from high school in Copenhagen in 2003, she moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and attended the Vancouver Film School, graduating in 2005.
Ullerup's first role was that of Julia Brynn on the remake television series of Battlestar Galactica in 2006, which aired on the Sci Fi Channel. She played Ashley Magnus in the first and second seasons of the television show Sanctuary until her character was written out. Her departure remained a topic of heated debate among fans, with many of them wanting her brought back in future episodes, until the show was cancelled in 2012.
In 2016, Ullerup was cast as Bree O'Brien in Chesapeake Shores. Ullerup played Maggie Thomas, the estranged wife of Michael Thomas, in the disaster movie Asteroid:Final Impact (2015). Since 2016 Ullerup has had a recurring role as Dale Travers in Hallmark's Signed, Sealed, Delivered movies series.
Ullerup speaks Danish and English. Her father held the title of Lord Chamberlain for the Danish Royal Family. In 2008, she was found to have a benign but aggressive tumor wrapped around her spinal nerves. She underwent surgery to remove the tumor in 2009, at which time her coccyx and half of the sacrum of her pelvis was removed. After about five months, she recovered enough to return to work.
|2010||Hunt to Kill||Dominika|
|The House||Liz Carrington|
|2012||A Little Bit Zombie||Penelope Pendleton|
|Unexpected Guest||Sam||Short film|
|2014||Death Do Us Part||Emily Hawkins|
|What an Idiot||Cathy|
|Life on the Line||Becky|
|2016||True Memoirs of an International Assassin||Stephanie|
|TBA||Assassin's Fury||Michelle Moretti/Shadow||Post-production|
|2006||Battlestar Galactica||Julia||Episodes: "Exodus: Part 2", "Torn"|
|2007||Blood Ties||Sandra||Episodes: "Blood Price: Parts 1 & 2"|
|2008||jPod||Kaitlin Joyce||Main role|
|2008–2010||Sanctuary||Ashley Magnus||Main role|
|2009||Smallville||Catherine Grant||Episode: "Crossfire"|
|2009–2010||Riese: Kingdom Falling||Aliza||Web series|
|2010||Concrete Canyons||Maggie||Television film (ION)|
|2011||Mr. Young||Sidney Finkelbaum||Episode: "Mr. Younger Man"|
|Supernatural||Mia||Episode: "Defending Your Life"|
|True Justice||Angelina||Episode: "Black Magic"|
|2012||True Justice||Anna Zemenko||Recurring role|
|Witchslayer Gretl||Ehren||Television film (Syfy)|
|The Philadelphia Experiment||Molly Gardner||Television film (Syfy)|
|The Music Teacher||Dee Dee||Television film|
|2012–2014||Arctic Air||Astrid Poulsen||Main role|
|2013||Fatal Performance||Leesa Thomas||Television film|
|2014||Almost Human||Sarah Courtney||Episode: "Beholder"|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered||Dr. Marie||Episode: "Soulmates"|
|Package Deal||Chelsea||Episode: "Two Half Men"|
|2015||Asteroid: Final Impact||Maggie Thomas||Television film|
|2016–present||Chesapeake Shores||Bree O'Brien||Main role|
|2016||Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart||Dale Travers||Television film (Hallmark)|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered: One in a Million||Dale Travers||Television film (Hallmark)|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Lost Without You||Dale Travers||Television film (Hallmark)|
|Hearts of Christmas||Jenny Miller||Television film (Hallmark)|
|2017||Sleepwalking in Suburbia||Michelle Miller||Television film (Lifetime)|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Home Again||Dale Travers||Television film (Hallmark)|
|With Love, Christmas||Melanie Welch||Television film (Hallmark)|
|2018||Christmas Bells are Ringing||Samantha||Television film (Hallmark)|
|2019||Winter Castle||Jenny||Television Movie (Hallmark)|
|2020||Nature of Love||Katie||TV Movie (Hallmark)|
- 2008 Leo Award – Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Drama Series for her role as Kaitlin Joyce on JPod
- 2012 Leo Award - Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series (Arctic Air)
- 2013 Leo Award - Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series (Arctic Air)
- 2013 Leo Award - Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture (Death Do Us Part)
- 2013 UBCP/ACTRA Awards - Best Actress (Arctic Air)
- "Becoming True: Meet Actor Emilie Ullerup | Vancouver Film School". Vancouver Film School. 6 March 2013. Archived from the original on 1 December 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- Nuytens, Gilles. "Emilie Ullerup interview - Sanctuary". www.thescifiworld.net. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- "Emilie Ullerup talks to us about Sanctuary, surgery, and her plans for 2010 | CliqueClack TV". Cliqueclack.com. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
- "Interview - Emilie Ullerup - The Heart of the Story - Chesapeake Shores | Hallmark Channel". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "The Lord Chamberlain resigns - The Danish Monarchy". Kongehuset.dk. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
- "EMILIE ULLERUP. Officially". Emilieullerup.net. Archived from the original on 28 December 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
- See Leo Awards Website Archived 31 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine
- "2012 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
- "2013 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
- "Nominees Announced for UBCP/ACTRA Awards". Alliance for Arts + Culture. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
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